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How to Fix Our Math Education

How to Fix Our Math Education | Thinking, Learning, and Teaching | Scoop.it

In math, what we need is “quantitative literacy,” the ability to make quantitative connections whenever life requires (as when we are confronted with conflicting medical test results but need to decide whether to undergo a further procedure) and “mathematical modeling,” the ability to move practically between everyday problems and mathematical formulations (as when we decide whether it is better to buy or lease a new car). 

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New Procedure for Teaching License Draws Protest

New Procedure for Teaching License Draws Protest | Thinking, Learning, and Teaching | Scoop.it
Student teachers at the University of Massachusetts are protesting a new national licensure procedure being developed by the education company Pearson and Stanford University.
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